JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Brooks Koepka took the No. 1 spot in the world ranking from Dustin Johnson, finishing his victory in the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges with a 25-foot eagle putt.
Koepka won by four strokes, playing the back nine in 7-under 29 for an 8-under 64 and a 21-under 267 ...
JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Brooks Koepka is golf’s new No. 1 after winning the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges on Sunday by four strokes.
Koepka, who displaced Dustin Johnson for the world’s top ranking, shot a final-round 8-under 64 for a 21-under total of 267. Koepka, who had never held the ...
JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Brooks Koepka has improved his chances of taking over as No. 1 golfer in the world, shooting a bogey-free 5-under 67 Saturday for a four-stroke lead after three rounds of the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges.
Koepka had a three-round total of 13-under 203. Ian ...
Tiger Woods finished off the PGA Tour season by tapping in for par to win the Tour Championship, a moment that ended any doubts that he could win again after four surgeries on his lower back. And then the moment was gone.
Hours later, Woods and 17 other players were headed to France for ...
SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France (AP) — The Americans needed to overcome a four-point deficit on the final day of the Ryder Cup and got off to a reasonable start, enough that U.S. captain Jim Furyk had a flicker of hope.
Justin Thomas won on the 18th hole. Brooks Koepka halved his match. ...
SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France (AP) — Capsules from Saturday’s matches at the Ryder Cup:
Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia, Europe, def. Brooks Koepka and Tony Finau, United States, 2 and 1.
Koepka and Finau trailed the entire way for the second straight fourballs ...
SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France (AP) — It was exactly why Paul Casey wanted to play in the Ryder Cup again.
The chants of the crowd. That feeling of being part of a tight-knit team. And, most importantly, putting a point on the board for Europe.
“It’s like a drug,” he said. “It’s ...
SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France (AP) — Capsules from Friday’s matches at the Ryder Cup:
Brooks Koepka and Tony Finau, United States, def. Justin Rose and Jon Rahm, Europe, 1 up.
Finau made his Ryder Cup debut by nearly hitting his tee shot into the water. Rose began ...
American stars seek European success in the Ryder Cup
SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France (AP) — The American team at the Ryder Cup is one of the strongest ever.
It features nine players who have combined to win 31 major championships, nearly half of those by Tiger Woods, who signaled his return last week by winning the Tour Championship. It ...
RYDER CUP ’18: Capsules on the 12 American players
A capsule look at the United States team for the 42nd Ryder Cup matches on Sept. 28-30 at Le Golf National in France. Players are listed in the order they made the team.
World ranking: 2.
Ryder Cup teams: 2016.
Ryder Cup record: ...
Column: The rise of Justin Rose to No. 1 in the world
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — Justin Rose would like to have changed how he reached No. 1 in the world.
But not when.
Rose felt emotionally conflicted when the BMW Championship ended in a light rain at Aronimink Golf Club. He was going for his third title in the Philadelphia area, ...
NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Golf’s latest search for a breakout star has come to the quirky little laboratory of Bryson DeChambeau.
The 24-year-old physics major known as the “Mad Scientist” won his second straight event in the FedEx Cup playoffs on Monday, shooting a 4-under-par 67 at TPC Boston ...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Brooks Koepka sometimes gets ignored on television in the list of notable scores. In the gym, he gets overlooked by Dustin Johnson
There is no mistaking him in a major.
Koepka bullied rain-softened Bellerive on Saturday in the PGA Championship, building a five-shot ...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dustin Johnson forgot to pack shorts when he was getting ready for the PGA Championship.
Good thing he remembered pants.
The world’s top-ranked player plum forgot that the PGA of America decided last year to begin allowing players in the championships it conducts to ...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Before he hits a single shot at the PGA Championship, Zach Johnson already has made a name for himself.
Yes, THAT Zach Johnson.
And that other Zach Johnson, too.
No, golf fans, you are not seeing double. There are two of them roaming the grounds at Bellerive ...
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A capsule look at 10 top contenders for the PGA Championship, to be held Aug. 9-12 at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis (list in predicted order of finish):
Country: United States.
World ranking: 1.
Worldwide victories: 19.
OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Dustin Johnson is used to cheers and chants of “Let’s go DJ!” But getting serenaded with “O Canada”?
“I did hear it a couple of times, them singing ‘O Canada’,” said Johnson, laughing Sunday after winning the RBC Canadian Open. “With the amount of support I get ...
OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Top-ranked Dustin Johnson pulled away Sunday in the RBC Canadian Open for his third victory of the season and 19th on the PGA Tour.
Tied for third-round lead with Kevin Tway, Byeong Hun An and Whee Kim, Johnson shot a 6-under 66 for a three-stroke victory over Kim ...
OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Top-ranked Dustin Johnson used a fast start and a late eagle to grab a share of the lead Saturday in the RBC Canadian Open.
Johnson shot a 7-under 65 at Glen Abbey to match Kevin Tway, Byeong Hun An and Whee Kim at 17-under 199.
“I like the golf course, I ...
OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Dustin Johnson got into the hockey — and family — spirit on the par-3 seventh hole at Glen Abbey.
The top-ranked Johnson pulled on an Edmonton Oilers jersey with “Gretzky 99” on the back Wednesday before teeing off on the hole in the Canadian Open pro-am. Johnson ...
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — The key hole in the second round of the 147th British Open at Carnoustie:
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Justin Rose made his only birdie of the day when he needed it the most, sinking an 18-footer on the final hole to make the cut Friday in the British Open.
Other top players weren’t as fortunate.
Three of the world’s top five players missed the cut, ...
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — The Latest from the British Open (all times local):
Dustin Johnson won another trophy on Tuesday without even hitting a shot.
Johnson was presented the Mark H. McCormack Award for being No. 1 in the world ranking for the most weeks last ...
POTOMAC, Md. (AP) — Tiger Woods already has played 10 times as the year reaches the halfway point.
Some might consider that a surprise considering where he was a year ago.
Woods has finished within five shots of the lead only once, a runner-up finish in the Valspar Championship, and ...
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Dustin Johnson had a four-stroke lead after 36 holes and was still in striking distance heading onto the back nine in the final round of the U.S. Open.
Instead of making a move, he lost ground.
The 2016 champion three-putted three times on the back nine at ...
A glance at the final round of the U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills in Southampton, New York:
Winner: Brooks Koepka, who shot a final-round 68 to finish at 1-over 281.
Just behind: Tommy Fleetwood, who tied a U.S. Open record with a final-round 63. He was a shot back at 282. Dustin ...
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Daniel Berger managed to hit a sweet spot that was even smaller than the target area on one of Shinnecock Hills’ glassy greens: He played well enough to make the cut at the U.S. Open, but not so well that he teed off among the leaders after the course turned treacherous ...
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Dustin Johnson at least gets one more round to try to redeem himself in the U.S. Open.
So does the USGA.
The best players in the world were no match for a Shinnecock Hills course that even the USGA conceded got out of hand Saturday. Putts were rolling some 50 ...
A glance at the third round of the U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills in Southampton, New York.
Leading: Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Tony Finau and Daniel Berger, all 3-over-par 213.
Just behind: Justin Rose is one stroke back, while Henrik Stenson is another shot behind.
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Sam Darnold and Josh Allen are spending their weekend watching greatness, and for once it’s not other football players.
They’re at Shinnecock Hills for the U.S. Open.
Selected in the first round of the 2018 NFL draft — Darnold by the New York Jets, Allen by ...
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Shinnecock Hills is no longer the only challenge at this U.S. Open.
On a course that can cause problems in any weather, where triple bogeys or worse have been recorded on all but six holes, perhaps the most daunting prospect going into the weekend is Dustin Johnson ...
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — A look at the key hole in the second round of the U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills.
A glance at the U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills in Southampton, New York.
Leading: Dustin Johnson at 4-under 136 after a second-round 67.
Just behind: Scott Piercy and Charley Hoffman are four shots back at even-par 140.
Where’s Tiger: Gone, after shooting 10 over for two rounds ...
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — The shadows were lengthening, the crowds thinning in the early evening at the U.S. Open. Shinnecock Hills itself was changing, morphing from a tortuous test of patience into a place where birdies were not only available but plentiful.
Dustin Johnson might have been ...
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Open suits Tommy Fleetwood, particularly when conditions get difficult.
You know, wind and rain and chilly temperatures, just like back home in England. Exactly like Fleetwood got on Friday morning at Shinnecock Hills.
Fleetwood posted the best round ...
A glance at the U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills in Southampton, New York.
Leading: Former champion Dustin Johnson and three other players are tied after shooting 1-under 69s.
Just behind: Jason Dufner was a stroke behind at 70.
Where’s Tiger: Tiger Woods shot a 78 that included ...
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Open lived up to its reputation in the return to Shinnecock Hills.
So did Dustin Johnson.
Fresh off a six-shot victory last week, Johnson managed all aspects of his game Thursday on a classic U.S. Open course that required nothing less. He wasn’t ...
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — A glance at the key hole in the first round Thursday of the U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills:
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open’s first round Thursday (all times local):
Dustin Johnson, Ian Poulter, Scott Piercy and Russell Henley were tied at 1-under-69 as the first round of the U.S. Open concluded.
Shinnecock Hills got the best of many of ...